Człuchów County (Polish: powiat człuchowski) is a unit of territorial administration and local government (powiat) in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland. It came into being on January 1, 1999, as a result of the Polish local government reforms passed in 1998. Its administrative seat and largest town is Człuchów, which lies 115 kilometres (71 mi) south-west of the regional capital Gdańsk. The county also contains the towns of Czarne, lying 28 km (17 mi) west of Człuchów, and Debrzno, 16 km (10 mi) south-west of Człuchów.
The county covers an area of 1,574.41 square kilometres (607.9 sq mi). As of 2006 its total population is 56,797, out of which the population of Człuchów is 14,597, that of Czarne is 5,917, that of Debrzno is 5,359, and the rural population is 30,924.
Człuchów County on a map of the counties of Pomeranian Voivodeship
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